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CTAB, or cetyl trimethylammonium bromide is a common cationic [[surfactant]].  It is commonly used in protein electrophoresis due to its positive charge which allows it to solubulize negatively charged glycoproteins.  It is also one of the main components of cetrimide, a powerful antiseptic detergent which is also used in cetrimide agar--a selective growth medium.
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CTAB, or cetyl trimethylammonium bromide is a common cationic [[surfactant]] .  It is commonly used in protein electrophoresis due to its positive charge which allows it to solubulize negatively charged glycoproteins.  It is also one of the main components of cetrimide, a powerful antiseptic detergent which is also used in cetrimide agar--a selective growth medium.
  
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CTAB is used in many applications including current research in [[rare metal]] nanostructure synthesis. [http://iopscience.iop.org/0957-4484/17/12/032/pdf/0957-4484_17_12_032.pdf], [http://www.mendeley.com/research/importance-ctab-surfactant-colloidal-seedmediated-synthesis-gold-nanorods/], [http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp908784g]
 
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Revision as of 18:39, 6 December 2011

Chosen by Grant England

CTAB, or cetyl trimethylammonium bromide is a common cationic surfactant . It is commonly used in protein electrophoresis due to its positive charge which allows it to solubulize negatively charged glycoproteins. It is also one of the main components of cetrimide, a powerful antiseptic detergent which is also used in cetrimide agar--a selective growth medium.

CTAB is used in many applications including current research in rare metal nanostructure synthesis. [1], [2], [3] CATB.png

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cetyl_trimethylammonium_bromide

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Biomimetic Morphogenesis of Calcium Carbonate in Mixed Solutions of Surfactants and Double-Hydrophilic Block Copolymers